Queen City Pride planning is well underway for this season with a spectacular lineup of unique events in the works that the whole community will be able to enjoy. Big Gay Hudson Valley is excited to announce that three of our community partners are returning as supporting sponsors for Queen City Pride 2015.

Health Quest is the largest family of hospitals and healthcare providers in the Hudson Valley. Their three award-winning hospitals – Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center – have deep roots in their respective communities and work together to provide quality care for their patients. To learn more visit

The Poughkeepsie Journal is New York State’s oldest newspaper, founded in 1785, and the nation’s third-oldest paper. To follow their coverage of Dutchess County and other areas throughout the Mid-Hudson Valley visit

96.1 KISS FM, an iHeartRadio station, is the Hudson Valley’s #1 Hit Music Station and the region’s home of Elvis Duran & the KISS FM Morning Show. To learn more, become a KISS V.I.P. and listen live online visit

Queen City Pride is Big Gay Hudson Valley’s annual summer gay pride celebration. Coming up June 12th – 14th, the festival will feature a roster of events hosted throughout Poughkeepsie, the “Queen City of the Hudson”. You can learn more about this year’s events on the BGHV blog.


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